An unwilling chef

So after the last few weeks of panic at the imminent end of life at Leiths, I’m feeling a sense of calm sweeping over me as we head towards the closing stages of the course. Granted, knowing me it will be temporary and this time next week I will be in full scale meltdown at […]

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Sir Charles Napier

As  part of my continuing culinary education, and due to a complete and incurable addiction to food, I have taken it upon myself to visit as many fantastic restaurants as I possibly can. Today is my Dads birthday, and last night we took him out for a birthday meal, at somewhere a little more special […]

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Artichoke

It is with mixed feelings that I write this review. Having stumbled upon this little gem by chance 18 months ago, I sort of want to keep its hidden secret to myself, but that would be selfish so I am forced to pour my foodie heart out to you all and beg you to visit as […]

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Week 5… a roundup

The problem with being a culinary student is that your homework is essentially  getting fat. You no longer plan days out, or evenings with friends, or even just your every-day, without considering what food and drink you might consume. You look to every available opportunity to sample something to inspire your tastebuds. Breakfast, Elevenses, Brunch, […]

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Sluttiness and Innuendos

Monday has come around again and I haven’t managed to squeeze in a single blog post in a whole week! Last week was a hectic, long, exhausting, emotional one, although I am still utterly besotted with Leiths, and even more so the people. They are the kindest, most talented (perfection seeking) bunch of souls I […]

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